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Virtual Lecture – Marquis de Lafayette and the Antislavery Movement

  • What:  Virtual lecture on Lafayette and the Antislavery Movement with Guest Speaker Diane Shaw
  • When: Thursday, September 10, 2-4PM
  • Where:  TRSC Multipurpose Room for in-person attendance (25-person limit) OR view live or after the event at www.youtube.com/user/faytechcc or connect via www.lafayettesociety.org/events.

Fayetteville Technical Community College will host Diane Shaw, Special Collections Archivist at Lafayette College in Pennsylvania, and curator of their extensive Lafayette Collection of letters and artifacts for 30 years. A recognized authority on Lafayette’s life and times, Ms. Shaw has written many articles about the French hero of the American Revolution and his opposition to slavery and support of equal rights for all. Ms. Shaw will share valuable lessons from 200 years ago from one of the few heroes of history whose actions were guided unfailingly by compassion and respect for the dignity of his fellow human beings.

CAP 25 for in-person attendance: Social distancing must be observed and face mask are required. Please email Dr. Daniel Stewart at stewartd@faytechcc.edu to reserve your seat.

Lafayette Portrait Joseph Desire Court
Lafayette Portrait By Ary S
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